Create beautiful designs and professional graphics with Canva. Edit photos, add text, elements, stickers, borders, frames and more. Get started in seconds with more than hundreds of professional templates and tweak them to suit your need.

Use your own photos or choose from more than one million layouts, stock photographs and illustrations. Search for the best fonts, photo filters, graphics, stickers and shapes, then use Canva’s simple drag and drop tool to create a design. Share your design directly to your favorite social media app, via email, text messaging apps or export to your camera roll.

Getting Started
1. Download the App or go to the website
2. Sign up either through Facebook, Google, or Email address
3. Follow these tutorials
Teaching with Canva
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Spark Video helps anyone create compelling animated videos in minutes. Easily add and trim video clips to make your videos stand out on social. Pick from over 25,000 beautiful iconic images or add your own photos to highlight what you have to say. Select the soundtrack that works best. Then Spark automatically adds striking cinematic motion to your story — no design experience needed. Share your video to make an impact: Persuade, inform and inspire your audience. You can even access, edit and share your video from a browser using Adobe Spark for web.

Getting Started
You can use your Adobe ID or Google login credentials to create your Adobe Spark account.
About Adobe Spark Video
Adobe Spark Video Video Tutorial
Teaching with Adobe Spark Video

Visit the Adobe Spark Inspiration Gallery for some ideas of how your students can use Adobe Spark Video.

10 Ways to Use Adobe Spark in School

A sample Adobe Spark Video created by an NTHS Instructional Tech.

Spark Page makes it easy for anyone to turn words and images into a beautiful gliding web story. Transform your next newsletter, report, invitation or travel adventure into a gorgeous visual story that delights readers on any device. Get inspired by a wide variety of curated designs, then simply tap to select a beautiful, unique look. Gorgeous fonts, color and magazine-style design are automatically incorporated — no design experience required.

Getting Started
You can use your Adobe ID or Google login credentials to create your Adobe Spark account.
About Adobe Spark Page
Adobe Spark Page Video Tutorial
Teaching with Adobe Spark Page
Visit the Adobe Spark Inspiration Gallery for some ideas of how your students can use Adobe Spark Page.

10 Ways to Use Adobe Spark in School

A sample Adobe Spark Page on Early Cinema History created by an NTHS Instructional Tech

Adobe Spark Post is the fun, fast and easy way to create stunning graphics for all occasions. Get started in seconds with professionally designed, eye-catching templates you can easily tweak with just a few taps. Choose your photos, add some text and apply Design Filters to instantly create beautiful graphics. Each tap gives you completely new layouts, color palettes, typography styles and filters — no design experience required. Easily share your design via your favorite social platforms, text or email to engage your audience.

Getting Started
You can use your Adobe ID or Google login credentials to create your Adobe Spark account.
About Adobe Spark Post
Adobe Spark Post Video Tutorial
Teaching with Adobe Spark Post
Visit the Adobe Spark Inspiration Gallery for some ideas of how your students can use Adobe Spark Post.

10 Ways to Use Adobe Spark in School

Vocabulary.com is a web-based tool that fosters vocabulary skill-building for students – this is an adaptive technology and, therefore, individualizes the vocabulary acquisition and proficiency experience. Vocabulary.com offers a teacher dashboard allowing careful monitoring of progress.

Allows Teachers To:

  • Create customized lists or choose from pre-made lists
  • Assign vocabulary exercises
  • Create classes and encourage competition and engagement with leaderboards
  • Monitor student progress via Teacher Dashboard

Allows students to:

  • Earn points and and achievements, and level-up as they master words
  • Gain exposure to different question types about the multiple meanings of each word
  • Master words based on their Personalized Learning Program
  • Receive targeted assistance in areas where Vocabularly.com identifies the student is struggling

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Pear Deck lets you hear from every person in the room through interactive presentations with formative assessments. Create a Pear Deck from Google Drive, invite participants to join on their own devices, watch real-time results come in, share anonymous answers with the whole room, launch discussions, and adapt your instruction to their needs.

Teaching with Pear Deck
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Prezi for iPad lets you create, edit, present, and watch prezis in real-time, whenever and wherever you want—even remotely. Prezi is a collaborative and interactive presentation tool that can be used to present information in a polished way using any number of their professional templates.

Teaching with Prezi
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google slidesCreate, edit, and collaborate with others on presentations from your iPod, iPhone, or iPad with the free Google Slides app. With Google Slides you can:

  • Create new presentations or edit any that were created on the web or on another device
  • Share presentations and work together with others in the same presentation at the same time
  • Open, edit, and save Microsoft PowerPoint files
  • Get stuff done anytime — even without an internet connection
  • Add and rearrange slides, format text and shapes, and more
  • Present right from your device
  • Never worry about losing your work — everything is automatically saved as you type
Teaching with Google Slides
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Create, edit, and collaborate with others on spreadsheets from your iPod, iPhone, or iPad with the free Google Sheets app. With Google Sheets you can:

  • Create new spreadsheets or edit any that were created on the web or on another device
  • Share spreadsheets and work together with others in the same spreadsheet at the same time
  • Open, edit, and save Microsoft Excel files
  • Get stuff done anytime — even without an internet connection
  • Format cells, enter/sort data, view charts, insert formulas, use find/replace, and more
  • Never worry about losing your work — everything is automatically saved as you type
  • Protect your spreadsheets with a 4-digit passcode

With the Google Docs app users can create, edit, and collaborate with others on documents from your iOS device. With Google Docs you can:

  • Create new documents or edit any that were created on the web or on another device
  • Share documents and work together with others in the same document at the same time
  • Open, edit, and save Microsoft Word documents
  • Get stuff done anytime — even without an internet connection
  • Add and respond to comments
  • Never worry about losing your work — everything is automatically saved as you type
  • Protect your documents with a 4-digit passcode